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HEATWAVE: Northern Rivers towns expecting 36 degrees

RESIDENTS on the Northern Rivers are urged to monitor weather reports and health advice as heatwave conditions are expected to continue on Sunday

Central QLD female farmer charged for fraud

Police alleged the 31-year-old woman fraudulently obtained drought relief subsidies by forging and uttering invoices when applying for the Drought Relief Assistance Scheme, facilitated by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) in relation to the Fodder Freight Subsidy and Emergency Water Infrastructure rebates between 2013 - 2015.

Fraud offences in relation to drought relief and rebates

Mackay Sugar ends season, 160,000 tonnes cane left in field

2017 crushing season leaves 160,000 tonnes in field

Girl, family shattered as cows swept away by floodwater

Jess Keenan and her family watched on as three of their cows floated away in floodwater at their Lowmead property.

Four cows were swept away by floodwater.

Welcome rain relieves strain, dry spell pain

Yandina Station owners Neil and Sally Newman look over their waterlogged property with daughter Katie, 19 months.

Livestock owners looking forward to fresh grass growth

Weather gods align: CQ braces for more than 100mm rainfall

Heavy falls are shown in this graphic expected for parts of CQ

Brace for flash flooding, big storms and triple-figure falls.

Begging sky for big rain

HOPEFUL: Warwick farmer Bill Gross is hoping the region will receive a good soaking before the summer heat begins.

Farmers pray for more rain as Warwick starts a wet week